How to ‘Cope’ with Blue Monday


Today is ‘Blue Monday’, otherwise known as the most depressing day of the year!

How Blue Monday Started

Blue Monday was originally created in 2005 by a British holiday company and is based on weather conditions for the time of year; levels of debt and employees stretching their pay packet.

5 Ways to Cope with Blue Monday

  1. Capitalise on natural light
  2. Take aerobic exercise
  3. Smile
  4. Be grateful
  5. Practice altruism

So, if you decide to go outside for a walk, smile and say ‘hello’ to other people you meet, take time to reminisce about the positive aspects of your life and compliment someone or give money to charity, then you’ve really beaten the blues.

Read more on the Telegraph website.